While it is not possible to predict � or necessarily prevent � terrorist incidents in which chemical warfare agents (CWAs) and toxic industrial chemicals (TICs) are deployed, correctly chosen, fast, and reliable detection equipment will allow prepared rescue workers to respond quickly and minimize potential casualties.

Detection Technologies

chapter 1|7 pages


chapter 3|34 pages

Governmental Policies and Programs

chapter 4|37 pages

Vapor Generation Techniques

chapter 5|9 pages

Detector Selection Factors

chapter 6|22 pages

Ion Mobility Spectrometry

chapter 7|18 pages

Flame Photometry

chapter 8|25 pages

Infrared Spectroscopy

chapter 10|13 pages

Colorimetric Technology

chapter 12|5 pages

Future Trends in CWA and TIC Detection

chapter |9 pages

AppendixA Material Safety Data Sheet

chapter |8 pages

AppendixB Standing Operating Procedure

chapter 24|5 pages

8 Glossary and Abbreviations